[pacman-dev] [PATCH] doas makepkg support

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Feb 24 12:37:58 UTC 2021

On 23/2/21 1:07 am, Erich Ericson wrote:
> The following patches should enable doas support for privilege
> escalation in makepkg as well as document the absence thereof in
> binary verification. As doas gained a little traction over the last
> weeks and with its presence in the official repos it seems like a
> cheap, yet beneficial patch to the featureset of makepkg. It might not
> be an exhaustive patchset as I don't know all of makepkg's and
> libmakepkg's intricacies, but it has been tested by me and seems to
> work as expected. Nonetheless those patches should "point in the right
> direction".

My understanding was that Eli has a patch in the works that allowed
configuring the command for privilege escalation in makepkg.conf.  This
is my preferred approach as it avoids adding the new hotness in the future.


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